Seven Raids Conducted Simultaneously as a Result of Long Investigation, Says Humboldt County Sheriff
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the Drug Task Force and other agencies are conducting raids in multiple areas throughout the county. Sheriff Mike Downey tells us there was one raid in Scotia, one in Fortuna and FIVE in Rio Dell.
“There are numerous agencies involved,” he said.
“We are in the process of seizing considerable amounts of methamphetamine and heroin and the proceeds that go along with that,” Downey explained. He said that the operation was conducted simultaneously at all the locations. The places were raided at seven this morning. A number of people, he explained have been taken into custody but, at this point, he does not have the exact amount.
The investigation proceeding the raids has been underway for some months now, according to Downy. He promised a press release would be coming out later in the day.